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carbolic steam sprayer

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Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1934.12.3 a-c
Description
Carbolic spray machine, consisting of (a) a kettle; (b) main part of instrument; and (c) a wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1934.12.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Phenol
Antisepsis
Surgery
Description
Carbolic spray machine, consisting of (a) a kettle; (b) main part of instrument; and (c) a wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - kettle - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 14.0 cm
b - spray - Size: Length 40.6 cm x Diam. 22.5 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mrs. F.N.G. Starr.
Maker
Mayer & Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
Inscriptions
"LISTER SPRAY // PRESENTED TO // ACADEMY OF MEDICINE TORONTO // By Dr. F.N.G. STARR C.B.E // 1934"; "TO THE // UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL // MAYER & MELTZER // [logo] // MAKERS LONDON // TO THE HOSPITAL DISEASES // OF THE THROAT" in the centre of a copper plaque; on the left side, the printing at right angles, is "TO THE // HOSPITAL // FOR WOMEN"; on the right side, the printing at right angles, is "TO THE // MIDDLESEX // HOSPITAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Handle somewhat loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
Images
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